Respiratory Testing Solution

A fully-automated approach to respiratory testing.

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Simplify & Scale Your Testing Capacity

Readiness for the respiratory viral season is a priority for every lab. As COVID-19 shifts from pandemic to endemic, accurate and timely detection and differentiation of viruses with flu-like symptoms will be crucial to guide patient care and assist infection control.

To help you simplify and scale testing capacity, the Hologic Molecular Scalable Solutions respiratory portfolio now offers multiplex capabilities, including for SARS-CoV-2. The new Panther® Fusion assay, covering Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2, enable high volume testing at scale of the most common respiratory viruses, helping you diagnose and deliver results sooner.1

Resilience to Cope With Seasonal Surges

We have built up our expertise in developing high-performing assays in the response to the unparalleled demands of SARS-CoV-2. 

We help labs build first-class diagnostic capability and capacity, to meet seasonal demands and emerging global threats.

When demand peaks, you need a solution that you can trust and that deliver results.

Flexibility to do More With Less

We offer a fully automated, modular approach to syndromic respiratory testing, enabling you to target the right patient with the right test.

Our respiratory solution allows you to act quickly and at scale, with greater flexibility.

High throughput testing is available for the most common respiratory infections.

Boosting Workflow Efficiency & Clinical Insight

We continually invest in research and development to improve our portfolio to help meet your needs.

Our latest assay combines four targets in one high-performance assay, Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2. 1

The Panther® Fusion assay lets you test a single specimen from a patient who may have overlapping symptoms.1

Personalised Patient Testing2

Personalised patient testing enables accurate and timely diagnosis.

True random access and STAT applications offer workflow efficiency, allowing samples to be continuously loaded without the need to batch to perform multiple test orders.

This help you to prioritise urgent patients without impacting wider testing workflow.

Combining High Assay Performance with Automation

One sample and multiple testing capability depending on clinical needs gives you a modular approach for syndromic, respiratory testing.

2 Tiers

of automation with Panther and Panther Fusion providing scalable support.

3 Assays

for high-volume screening and differentiation of SARS-CoV-2.

13 Viruses

our family of assays targets multiple respiratory viruses.

1 New

assay covering Flu A, Flu B, RSV and SARS-CoV-2.

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Increase Efficiency & Reduce Costs

Accurate and timely diagnosis of the cause of respiratory tract infections has a number of benefits for patients and their communities, including:

  • Reduces potential for further development of antimicrobial resistance due to antibiotics10
  • Improves patient care and helps decrease costs10,11
  • Provides valued information to public health authorities regarding which viruses are circulating in the community12
  • Assists infection control personnel to provide appropriate measures to minimise nosocomial spread13
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    1. Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/B/RSV assay [package insert]. AW-25328-001 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2022
    2. Panther®/Panther Fusion® System Operator's Manual AW-26055-001 Rev. 001 (EN)
    3. Aptima SARS-CoV-2 assay [package insert]. AW-22752-001 Rev. 005. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023
    4. Vandenberg O, Martiny D, Rochas O, van Belkum A, Kozlakidis Z. Considerations for diagnostic COVID-19 tests. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2021 Mar;19(3):171-183. doi: 10.1038/s41579-020-00461-z. Epub 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 33057203; PMCID: PMC7556561.
    5. Aptima SARS-CoV-2/Flu assay [package insert]. AW-22365-001 Rev. 004. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023.
    6. Panther Fusion Flu A/B/RSV assay [package insert]. AW-23081 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2022. 
    7. Panther Fusion AdV/hMPV/RV assay [package insert]. AW-29005 Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023. 
    8. Panther Fusion Paraflu assay [package insert]. AW-23708-001 Rev 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2023.
    9. Panther Fusion Bordetella assay [package insert]. AW-18637-001, Rev. 001. San Diego, CA: Hologic, Inc.; 2018
    10. Pinsky BA, Hayden RT. Cost-Effective Respiratory Virus Testing. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Aug 26;57(9):e00373-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00373-19. PMID: 31142607; PMCID: PMC6711893.
    11. Accessed August, 2022.
    12. WHO-2019-nCoV-Surveillance-Guidance-2022.1-eng.pdf Accessed October, 2022.
    13. Lim RHF, Htun HL, Li AL, Guo H, Kyaw WM, Hein AA, Ang B, Chow A. Fending off Delta - Hospital measures to reduce nosocomial transmission of COVID-19. Int J Infect Dis. 2022 Apr;117:139-145. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.01.069. Epub 2022 Feb 4. PMID: 35124240; PMCID: PMC8813202.

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